55 min, MPEG-2 w/ MP2 audio, compatible w/ Leightronix media servers. In mid-July of 2009, Peace Now Ithaca, a local group in the Fingerlakes rgion of upstate New York that had organized a successful campaign to designate Ithaca a Sanctuary City for war resisters, received word that 21-year old Iraq veteran and conscientious objector, Josh Sieber, was on a trek across the nation and wanted to come to Ithaca. With the help and cooperation of the Ithaca and Perry City Friends Meetings, the Social... Topic: tcaw, concientious objector, josh stieber, iraq veteran, peace, grassroots
WAR RESISTERS SUPPORT: Toronto, March 17, 2007. Part of the 4th anniversary anti-Iraq/Afghanistan march and rally at the U.S. embassy, war resisters and supporters first gathered at the United Steel Workers hall to hear from resisters Jeremy Hinsman et al. Among those speaking: Michelle Robidoux, Phil McDowell, Patrick Hart, Rolf Gerstenberger, Lee Zaslofsky, Carolyn Egan and Tom Riley. (28:30) Topics: war, war-resisters, Iraq, soldiers, soldier, concientious, patriot
CANADIANS SAY WAR RESISTERS WELCOME HERE (March 18, 2006, Toronto) Thousands rally to mark the 3^rd anniversary of the US genocidal war on Iraq. Among those featured: US Army Sgt. Patrick Hart, a war resister now living in Toronto: The truth is out...Iraq had nothing to do with 9-11." Jeffry House, Toronto-based war resisters attorney: When a war violates international law, soldiers should be allowed to seek and obtain refuge from that war. Sid Lacombe, coordinator of the 140-group... Topic: war resister, iraq war veteran, veteran, veterans, resisting, concientious objector, war, peace
(from democracynow.org) Camilo Mejia, 1st GI to Publicly Resist Iraq War, Appeals Bad Conduct Discharge Camilo Mejia is the first GI who served in Iraq to have publicly resisted the war. He was imprisoned for refusing to return. Today, he is appealing his bad conduct discharge from the military. We speak to Mejia along with his attorney, Anjana Samant of the Center for Constitutional Rights. Topics: news&information, constitution, right, ccr, mejia, mejia-castillo, samant, anjana,...